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i'm judi gatson, thanks for joining us. plenty of grey skies in the midlands with a few scattered showers after a brutally cold weekend. let's check in with meteorologist ben tanner and see when things will clear up! look for periods of very light freezing drizzle and light freezing rain developing this morning and lasting until around noon. freezing rain advisory remains in effect for lancaster and chesterfield counties until 1pm. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter perspective this morning, look for light amounts of freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory areas. this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening
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the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered thunderstorms ahead of the cold front tomorrow morning, then clearing skies by late afternoon. much warmer by late week with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 stay on top of the latest weather headed your way by downloading the wisweather app. it's free in your app store -- standard data and it's free in your app store -- standard data and messaging may apply. lexington investigators say the suspect in a fatal shooting opened fire after finding the victim with the suspect's wife. the shooting suspect is already well known to federal authorities for his role in the scandal that brought down longtime lexington sheriff james metts. jack kuenzie joins us with the
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dawndy, investigators say 49 year old greg leon fired the fatal gunshots after opening the door of a parked truck---and finding his wife in the back seat with another man. leon turned himself in overnight and is being held at the lexington county detention center. leon owns a string of san jose and pancho's mexican restaurants and became a target for federal investigators building their case against former sheriff james metts. the ex-sheriff is serving a prison sentence after admitting to a charge of harboring an illegal alien. the feds say that accusation was linked to an attempt by leon to protect undocumented workers at his businesses. leon was given a year's probation, community service and a $180 thousand dollar fine. those penalties imposed in the sentence finalized a couple of weeks ago---and just taking effect when lexington police say leon showed up in a park-and- ride area on riverchase way last night. arrest warrants say leon pulled open a rear door of
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multiple gunshots---hitting and killing the male victim, but none of the bullets striking leon's wife, maria rachel leon. at last report, we were told by the coroner that man's family had not been fully notified so we are withholding his identity for now. the documents also indicate leon's actions were captured by a security camera. in addition, officials say, leon called 911 shortly after the shooting and on that call which was recorded---quote---"i shot my wife's lover." he's charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime. the case has been turned over to general sessions court for a hearing later this week. jack kuenzie wis news ten. a kershaw county man will be in bond court this week after deputies say he shot and killed a suspected thief. 49-year-old jimmy methe has been charged with voluntary manslaughter for the shooting death of a 17-year-old. early saturday morning deputies were called to
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methe reportedly told deputies he caught the teen and another person stealing from his truck. he says he shot one of them as they tried to run away. 17-year-old brandon spencer of camden was killed. he was a sophomore at camden high school. the other person involved has not been identified. major fireworks on the campaign trail today. donald trump is calling his top rival a "liar" and is even threatening a lawsuit against ted cruz. trump made multiple stops today, including mount pleasant and hanahan. the gop frontrunner didn't mince words saying cruz is "unstable." he says cruz has mis- characterized trump's stance on abortion, health care and gun rights among other issues. trump is now warning of legal action. "we would bring a lawsuit if he doesn't straighten his act up. he's a lying guy, a really lying guy. some people misrepresent. this guy is just a plain out liar." trump also referenced what he
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ben carson's supporters during the iowa caucuses. ted cruz wasted no time in responding to trump. the texas senator spoke before supporters in camden a short time ago. our meaghan norman was there. senator ted cruz spoke to a packed house here in camden about his goals and of course responded to recent comments made by donald trump about suing him over his citizenship if he doesn't pull his ads. he first said he wont respond to the insults but then went on to say trump seemed most rattled today and appears to go on the offensive when his internal poll numbers are down. cruz says donald trump and marco rubio criticize his record when they haven't been honest about their own.
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start yelling louder and louder "liar, liar, liar," whenever someone points to the candidates. truth matters.we're not in grade school where you just get to say liar, liar pants on fire and not respond to the substance." cruz continued by saying the election cycle has been more of a circus at times but says the death of supreme court justice scalia shows how serious the stakes are and he plans on nominating scalia's replacement. cruz's comments seemed to resonate with the crowd particularly when it came to healthcare and veterans. we'll hear from the voters coming up at 6. one of the big names heading to the campaign trial in the palmetto state
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george w. bush-- in support of his brother and gop presidential candidate jeb bush. our will whitson joins us from north charleston where a rally will be underway in about an hour. hey will. the elder bush will appear at a jeb bush rally at the north charleston convention center. the younger bush says his brother can vouch for his readiness to be commander-in-chief. jeb bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire. we go now to our billie jean shaw who is following senator marco rubio on the campaign convention center. the younger bush says his brother can vouch for his readiness to be
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jeb bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire. we go now to our billie jean shaw who is following senator marco rubio on the campaign convention center. the younger bush says his brother can vouch for his readiness to be commander-in-chief. jeb bush is hoping to gain more momentum after a fourth place finish in new hampshire. we go now to our billie jean shaw who is following senator marco rubio on the campaign trail tonight. she joins us live from the harmon tree farm in gilbert. folks are just starting to gather here at the barn. in a little under an hour
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tonight is crucial for him- giving him another shot to win over south carolina voters before the primary. rubio's camp tells me tonight will be an opportunity for him to learn what the concerns are of south carolina voters. i'm expecting senator rubio to touch on some of what we saw in saturday night's debate such as immigration. those were topics he touched on during an appearance in florence earlier today. it's also something that he and senator ted cruz have gone back and fourth about. he may also respond to criticism lobbed at him by senator ted cruz earlier today. another topic senator rubio may discuss tonight is the passing of justice scalia. rubio has stated
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the right to weigh in before someone was nominated. the event kicks off at 6. senator tim scott will join rubio on the stage tonight. you can follow me on twitter at billiejeantv for live updates. live in gilbert, billie jean shaw, wow news 10. to get the latest on the campaign trail in south carolina go to wistv.com. we've listed which gop candidates are in the state and when. click on the politics tab. columbia police officers are looking for two suspects who they say crashed a stolen car and shot at a man in north columbia. -toyota camry stolen from a home in richland county this morning. -victim: she left the keys in the ignition before going to work. -hours later: son, spotted stolen car near farrow road -- followed it, caught up wtih suspects. demanded they get out of he car.
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crashed -victim's son: at least one of the suspects shot at him. suspects described as dark skinned males. any information contasct crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. presidential candidates have a lot to say after the death of supreme county justice anthony scalia. straight ahead on wis--more on their reaction and president obama's plan to fast track the nominee before his presidency ends. break today ... in washington and on the
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there's a fight over supreme court justice antonin scalia - who died over the weekend at age 79. brian mooar reports. 12-18 31-39 40-44 51-55 56-1:00 1:04-1:08 even as washington prepares to say farewell to justice antonin scalia ... it's at war over his replacement - and whether it's president obama's choice to make. former chairman - senate judiciary committee :12- :18 "this country has not gone with a year-long vacancy on the supreme court since the civil war." democrats are outraged by senate majority leader mitch mcconnell's
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nomination until the next president takes office ... and the battle has spread from congress to the campaign trail. presidential candidate :31-:39 "the senate has a duty to consider that and to decide whether or not to confirm whoever the president nominates. presidential candidate :40-:44 "i'm not saying that obama shouldn't do it. i'm just saying the republicans should not allow it to happen." republicans are vowing to make this election a referendum on how the next president will fill that open seat. presidential candidate :51-:55 "we were reminded saturday evening by an untimely death of what the stakes are in this election." presidential candidate :56-1:00 "we are one justice away from losing our fundamental rights in this country." but not everyone's comfortable with this fight. presidential candidate 1:04-1:08 "scalia dies and one second after he's dead they already starting fighting about politics." politics - but both sides agree on the stakes - a seat that could determine the high
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light freezing rain developing this morning and lasting until around noon. freezing rain advisory remains in effect for lancaster and
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look for periods of very light freezing drizzle and light
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and lasting until around noon. freezing rain advisory remains in effect for
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chesterfield counties until 1pm. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter perspective this morning, look for light amounts of freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory areas. this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered
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the cold front tomorrow morning, then clearing skies by late afternoon. much warmer by late week with highs in the upper 60s to near
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something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. general sherman's union army.
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congaree creek. the grounds are now part of the cayce riverwalk trail, maintained by cayce and scana. you can see the earthworks where soldiers hid when the union troops moved toward columbia. they are some of the best-preserved earthworks from the civil war era in the country. tours of the site are available. douglas patterson: "we need to remember that history needs to be passed down from generation to generation and this tour actually incorporates a lot of history." douglas patterson is one of several volunteers giving tours at the site tonit. we have much more on the significance of the site and the tours on wistv- dot-com. coming up on wis--the clock is ticking as we get closer to the gop presidential primary in the palmetto state. we look at the frontrunners in the race to the white house. break
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the news at 5:30. plenty of showers and grey skies in the midlands. when will we see the sunshine? let's check in with
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look for periods of very light freezing drizzle and light freezing rain developing this morning and lasting until around noon. freezing rain advisory remains in effect for lancaster and chesterfield counties until 1pm. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter perspective this morning, look for light amounts of freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory areas. this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered thunderstorms ahead of the cold front tomorrow morning, then clearing skies by late afternoon.
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highs in the upper 60s to near 70 night may have been involved with the suspect's wife. greg leon has been charged with murder. lexington police say leon shot and killed a man at a park-and-ride location off highway 378 last night. leon turned himself in last night around midnight. the warrant for the attempted murder charge says the victim and leon's wife were in the back seat of the truck when the shots were fired; she was not injured. leon is a local restaurant owner who had been linked to the federal indictment against former lexington county sheriff james metts. leon avoided prison time, however he received one year probation and a heavy fine. gop presidential candidates are swarming the palmetto state. crowds in gilbert are pouring in to hear senator marco rubio speak at a town hall. our will whitson is covering a jeb bush rally in north charleston with his brother...former president george w. bush. we'll get more from him at 6. senator ted cruz stopped in
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and donald trump made appearances in charleston and is heading to greenville. donald trump continues to hold a sizeable lead in the latest polling as south carolina republicans move closer to saturday's voting. jack kuenzie joins us now with some of the latest results. a new poll shows who republicans in south carolina are leaning towards one week ahead of the primary. the results out friday from the state gop shows... 34.5 percent chose donald trump. that's more than double his nearest competitor. in second, ted cruz coming with 15.5 percent. 13 percent chose jeb bush. close behind is marco rubio at 12.5 percent. 11 percent of people polled say they are still undecided. this poll was out of 1200 plus statewide likely republican voters.
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trump---but less so for jeb bush in the polling averages from real clear politics which combines a number of recent polls. ---trump at 37 ---cruz in second with 17 percent ---rubio at just over 14 but then followed by john kasich who does better in the multiple poll average with 10 and a half ---and bush in fifth with 10 percent. the cbs news-yougov poll is perhaps the most recent result and included in the rcp average. taken separately, that polls shows trump at 42---with cruz 22 points behind---rubio at 15 with kasich again in fourth and bush again with a fifth place finish. most the polling conducted before saturday night's gop debate. jack kuenzie wis news ten. to get the latest on the campaign trail in south carolina, head over to wistv.com. there, you can find which gop candidates are in the state. all you have to do is click the politics tab. in today's "50 days to 50 years," i included the
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50 reps of one of - at least for me - most difficult exercises. but when you're counting down to your 50th birthday, you go for it. :00 - :12 :15 - :25 1:25 - 1:35 it's not tough to break a sweat when doing pull-ups or chin-ups. and the man to set the challenge for me today - bruce brutschy, a personal trainer at stronghold gym in downtown columbia. this exercise takes some brute strength. "pull-ups are like a squat for the upper body. so, it's a huge muscle group and you're engaging everything. even while you're doing back, biceps, your core is engaged, so it's an awesome exercise." awesome, but difficult. so in order to make it possible, bruce allowed me to use a spotting strap for assistance. "it enables your body to work as it's supposed to without using one of the anti-gravity machines that never will get you to the pull-ups you need to." bruce says if he can do just one upper body
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"this is anaerobic training that fuels glycogen, elevating your heart, by- product which is lactic acid and that tends to slow you down, make it harder." toward the end of the 50, i was grunting. yes. i'm "that person" in the gym. "49. one more. 50." "one more!" "are you serious?" "yes. one more. beautiful." bruce says on pullups you're only as good as your biceps, so he e ught me some isolated exercises for making my back stronger. these are skiers. bruce says if i commit to focusing on the back muscles this year, i'll be able to do the pull-ups on my own for next year's birthday! "give me four more, dawndy!" i've got a lot of work ahead this year to be able to do the pullups on my own next year. thanks, bruce. if you want me to come work out
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look for periods of very light freezing drizzle and light freezing rain developing this morning and lasting until around noon. freezing rain advisory remains in effect for lancaster and chesterfield counties until 1pm. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter
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freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory areas. this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered thunderstorms ahead of the cold front tomorrow morning, then clearing skies by late afternoon. much warmer by late week with highs in the
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coming up on wis-- now you might be able to detect an earthquake at just a touch of a button. details on how your smart phone can transform into an earthquake sensor and potentially save lives.
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while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief. right to rise usa
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quarterback peyton manning. manning was among several university of tennessee athletes named in a lawsuit filed by a group of women. the women say the school created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference. manning was mentioned in an alleged incident from 1996 with a female athletic trainer. police investigated and manning was never charged. the trainer sued manning twice. both times, the cases were
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it's president's day, and it's not too late to take advantage of the first major sales holiday of the year. if you didn't get in on the deals over the weekend- you still have a chance. many retailers are having storewide sales to clear out merchandise left over from the holidays. president's day is traditionally also one of the biggest car buying holidays of the year... with dealers offering additional incentives and savings. google has announced it is shutting down its free online editing service picasa. google says it wants to place its emphasis on just one photo service - google photos. the search giant says after march 15th the company will no longer support the picasa desktop application. however, people who have downloaded the software can continue using it, but google won't provide more updates. the popularity of e-books such as the nook and the kindle made a lot of people think bookstores would become a thing of the past. not anymore.
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shows bookstores are again on the rise. bookstore sales rose by two-and-a-half-percent last year, from 10-point- nine-billion-dollars to 11- point-two-billion. that's the first year-over- year increase for the industry since 2007. the cellphone in your pocket could soon save you from an earthquake. the university of california is working on an app that can help detect earthquakes. the "my-shake" app uses sensors inside the phone to map earthquakes happening near you. it runs "silently" in the background on your phone. my-shake provides information about recent earthquakes and significant historical earthquakes. the ultimate goal is to build a worldwide seismic network and use the data to reduce the effects of earthquakes. coming up on wis--announcing a snow day on a whole new level. an assistant principal in kentucky did a little dancing and free styling to
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bling" break ""there will be no class today
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while some candidates suck up to trump...or run away from him in fear... jeb bush isn't afraid. jeb bush: "that is downright wrong..." he stands up to trump for his liberal democratic positions. calls out trump for insulting women, attacking the disabled... even trashing a decorated war hero. trump: "i like peoplethat weren't captured..." jeb bush: "john mccain is an american hero..." jeb bush. the better man. the real conservative. a commander in chief. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. the superintendent of clark county schools near louisville, kentucky got a little creative announcing a snow day today. for "snowline bling," he inserted his face into drake's 'hotline bling' video -- and "sang" the
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the district also has a spanish version. this polar bear cub is playing in snow for the first time! she seems cautious at first -- but quickly starts to enjoy it! the cub was born at the toronto zoo in november. los angeles is preparing for the 58th annual grammy awards happening tonight. they will be held at the staples center tonight at 8. crews have been out working to put on the final touches before the celebrities hit the red carpet for tonight's snow. rapper l-l cool-j will host the awards for the fifth year, and it will feature performances from several stars including adele, taylor swift, and justin bieber. sports illustrated has made history by releasing not one but three covers that feature women with three distinct body types. mixed martial arts fighter ronda rousey, plus-size model ashley graham, and model hailey clausen highlight this year's sports illustrated swimsuit edition. ashley graham is the first plus
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ever be placed on the cover of the popular magazine. each cover celebrates the beauty of different body types. "i think it's a very, very timely moment that we're having right now where people are very aware of all of the beauty in the world. sports illustrated is certainly one of those publications. traveling to every country in the world and every continent, i see beauty in all shapes, forms and everything and it was time to highlight and bring it to the world." plus size model ashley graham says she is honored to grace the cover. one of the nba's greatest players ever, has played in his final all star game in the highest scoring all star game ever. kobe bryant suited up for the centered around celebrating bryant had 10 points last night in his latest tweet. the album, 'the life of pablo,' is only available on tidal, a streaming serivce. he says he is is delaying the zuckerberg invest $1 billion in him as the "greatest
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one of the nba's greatest players ever, has played in his final all star game in the highest scoring all star game ever. kobe bryant suited up for the west all stars last night in toronto for the 18th time in his storied career. much of all star weekend centered around celebrating bryant's career, after he announced earlier this season that he will retire at the end of 2016. bryant had 10 points last night before being taken out of the game in the 4th quarter to a standing ovation. the west beat the east 196 to 173. best-selling author pat conroy announced via facebook that he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. he says he is "grateful to all my beloved readers, my friends and my family for their prayers. i owe you a novel and i intend to deliver it." eleven of conroy''s books
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pads along with family scrapbooks, and personal diaries have been donated to the ernest f. hollings special collections library at usc. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back. break the news at 5. we'll be right back.
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thanks for joining us this evening. i'm dawndy mercer plank. lexington investigators say the suspect in a fatal shooting last night was lashing out at a man he believed was involved with his wife. authorities are now holding him on murder and other charges...and it is not the first time he has been the target of a criminal investigation. jack kuenzie joins us with the details on the suspect linked to another high-profile criminal case. judi, dawndy---greg leon---has been running a chain of san jose and pancho's mexican restaurants here in the midlands. federal investigators say it was leon---who offered money through an intermediary, former lexington councilman danny
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sheriff james metts back in 2011. doing so, to protect undocumented workers from being processed by ice, the immigration agency. but last night----just a couple of weeks after being sentenced to a year's probation, community service and a $180 thousand dollar fine----lexington police say leon showed up with a gun in a park-and-ride lot on riverchase way. arrest warrants say the 49 year old leon yanked open a rear door on a toyota truck opened fire on two people inside----one of them, his wife maria. she was not hit---but police say the man who was with her was struck multiple times and died. police say leon then called 911 and told a dispatcher in a call that was recorded---quote----"i shot my wife's lover." the victim's name is included on those documents---but the lexington county coroner's office told us today it was still in the process of notifying his family. leon turned himself in around midnight and has been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm in a
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the warrants also say leon's actions were captured on a security camera. his federal probation specifies he cannot commit another crime and cannot possess a dangerous weapon. due to the serious nature of the charges, leon's case has been sent to general sessions court. his attorney says a hearing will probably take place later this week. jack kuenzie wis news ten. it's been a cold and drizzly start to the week, but we'll soon be on the upswing as warmer weather is ahead. let's get more from ben tanner who has your forecast. the air is fairly dry and needs to moisten up for us to have any action with this system from a winter perspective this morning, look for light amounts of freezing rain and/or drizzle with up to a trace through the central midlands to a touch more in the advisory areas. this becomes a rain event by afternoon with scattered showers. temperatures will rise to the lower 50s by late this evening into the overnight as a warm front passes through, look for showers and scattered thunderstorms ahead of the cold highs in the

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